The ADA Legacy Tour in Michigan

Bigger than life sized paper mache puppet depicting Justin Dart surrounded by 9 memebers of the Justin D'Arts Puppet Troupe wearing wearing Texas range tshirts that say Justin Dart Father fo the ADA
Justin Dart Puppet and the Justin D”Arts Troupe

UPDATED: June 20

July 21st is the day the ADA Legacy Bus Tour will arrive in Detroit’s Eastern Market. Events inside Shed 3 begin at 10 AM and will end sometime after 3. There are some great things planned. Baba Collins and his Kuungana African Drum and Dance Co; the Wild Swan Theatre performing Frog and Toad with a mixed Deaf and hearing cast at 2;  Ebony, Ivory, and Strawberry – a duo accompanied by keyboard; Chair Yoga at noon, an opportunity to Tell Your Story about how the ADA has impacted your life throughout the day; a photography exhibit by Tom Olin, resource tables from all over Michigan; and  Zumba at 1.  For kids there will be huge sidewalk chalk to roll, massive bubble making machine, a face painter, balloons, the Detroit Mounted police, the Fire Department’s clown brigade, a photo booth, and wheelchair painting. And it’s all free!

We have a lot of special guests throughout the day. Debbie and John Dingell at 10, Kevin Tolbert at 12 followed by Ms Wheelchair Michigan, Circuit Judge Deborah Thomas and Liz Bauer at 1:30, and Liz Bauer. More, yet to be confirmed.

Are you interested in invigorating the disability community in Detroit and all of Michigan?  Would you you like to plan, sponsor, host, or help with an event? 

NEW: DEADLINE for reserving a table is June 21st!

We will be having our next meeting on Wednesday, June 24th from 2-4 at the Arc at 51 West Hancock, Detroit. Watch for details on the conference planning page.  Join us!

If you want to be contacted to help, leave your contact info below or  email Susan at susan (at) disabilitysavvy (dot) com . We need lots of volunteers!